megaphyte etymology

English word megaphyte comes from English mega-, English -phyte

Detailed word origin of megaphyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mega- English (eng) (computing) Multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 220 (= 1,048,576, the binary number closest to a million). Computing symbol: Mi.. (computing, marketing) Multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 213 × 53 (= 1,024,000, the binary round number closest to a million).. (originally) Very large, great.. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, [...]
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
megaphyte English (eng) (biology) Any plant having an unbranched stem or trunk and a crown of large leaves.

Words with the same origin as megaphyte

Descendants of mega-
mega megabrand megacaryocyte megacelebrity megacentre megacyclothem megadecibel megaesophagus megahotel megaisochore megalithic megalitre megameter megamind megamosque megampere megapenis megaphone megaplex megapop megarecession megaspore megastar megaton megaverdict
Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte